Meaning of JUTE in English


— jutelike , adj.

/jooht/ , n.

1. a strong, coarse fiber used for making burlap, gunny, cordage, etc., obtained from two East Indian plants, Corchorus capsularis and C. olitorius, of the linden family.

2. either of these plants.

3. any plant of the same genus.

[ 1740-50; jhuto ]

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